April 15, 2009

School Entrance Ceremony for new students!


On Wednesday, April 8, 2009, the school welcomed over 400 new first year students!

Students arrived at school around 9am with their parents and gathered in their new homerooms.
At 10am, there was a school entrance ceremony, 'Nyugaku-shiki', in the gymnasium, which included speeches from the Principal and student class representatives, plus the introduction of the teachers in the first year program.

After the ceremony, the students returned to their homerooms to receive textbooks and yearly schedules, plus prepare for the four day Orientation trip all first years went on from April 9th.

The school administration, students and parents all bow at the beginning of the ceremony.

First year students in their new homeroom, with their parents watching from the back.

Saijo Sensei speaking to his homeroom. It says 'School Entrance, Congradulations' on the blackboard behind him.

Several of the sport's clubs were out in the front courtyard drumming up interest in the new students to come join their club. The girl's kata team demonstrating their skills, which got them to the High School National Karate Championships last month.

The cheerleading club putting on a show as the students and parents were leaving.



about Seiritsu

Seiritsu Gakuen is a private co-educational high school created in 1925 and it is located in Tokyo, Japan.

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